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Haredi MK to US Envoy: Rabbis Will Declare Religious War

It would probably be easier for the U.S. to make peace between the warring factions in Syria than between MK Porush and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.

Why is AIPAC Suddenly Part of the Syria Strike Push?

Team Obama came down hard on AIPAC to use its political muscle to convince members of congress to vote in favor of the U.S. strike on Syria.

Violent Guards and Violent Haredi Extremists Duel in Beit Shemesh

Extremist Haredim were at again in Beit Shemesh, breaking into a construction site that they say contains old Jewish graves. The Haredim found the Arab guards even more violent.

Navalny Misses Runoff in Moscow Mayoral Race, Seeking Recount

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny called for a recount in Moscow’s mayoral election after missing the runoff vote cutoff by one percentage point. He...

Hikind, D’Amato Rally Jewish Voters for Bill Thompson

Thompson brushed off suggestions that having D’Amato stumping for him tarnished his liberal credentials.

Byzantine Era Golden Treasure Uncovered at Foot of Temple Mount

Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.

Hitler’s ‘I Knew Nothing’ Bodyguard Dies at 96

Adolf Hitler’s bodyguard, who claimed he knew nothing about the Nazi extermination of 6 million Jews. Has died at the age of 96. SS Staff...

French City Closes Street to Traffic through Yom Kippur

‘What’s good for the Jews is good for the Muslims,” says a French Islamic website citing the closure of a city street for Jews through the High Holidays. It demands the same for Muslim street prayers.

War on Jerusalem Pits Secular Incumbent against Lieberman’s Candidate

Moshe Leon didn't really know he was going to run for mayor of Jerusalem until the last minute.

Plans for Munich Olympics Memorial Unveiled

Plans for a memorial in Munich to 11 Israelis and a German police officer murdered at the 1972 Summer Olympics there were unveiled on...

American Left, Drudge, Say Jews Pushing War on Obama

The Nation says Obama is fighting opposition in Congress to his Syrian war by waving the Iran-nukes flag, using heavy support from AIPAC.

Proof of ‘Solomon’s Copper Mines’ Found in Israel

The Timna Valley copper mines in southern Israel are considered to date back to ancient Egypt, but Tel Aviv University archaeologists now reveal they actually are from the period of King Solomon.

Rav Ovadia’s Condition Improving

There has been another improvement in the medical condition of Rav Ovadia Yosef, who is still in the ICU at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical...

Tel Aviv to High Court: Business as Usual on Shabbat

Supreme Court: "The only thing being damaged is the rule of law."

Germany Wants to Indict 30 Auschwitz Nazi Guards

Judicial officials in Germany have investigated 49 former Nazi guards at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp and said 30 of them should be prosecuted, while...

Israelis to Munch 15,000 Tons of Apples this Rosh Hashanah Season

Apples area mainstay of Rosh HaShanah, when Jews dip them in honey and bless it as sign of a sweet year, which this year should be very sweet if 15,000 tons apples can do the trick.

Survey: Jewish Americans More Generous than Non-Jews

More Jews give to non-Jewish causes than Jewish causes, and Jews overall are more generous givers than non-Jews, according to a new survey called...

NYPD Investigated Kahane Chai for threats against Rabbi Boteach

The New York Police Department several years investigated Kahane Chai, a militant Jewish group, for threats against Rabbi Shmuley Boteach but never told him,...

Jewish Home MK: It’s Time to Separate from Yair Lapid

The interview is an open announcement of an idea that has been in discussion within Jewish Home for some time now.

Jordan Calls ‘Women of the Wall’ Prayer Site an ‘Attack on Islam’

The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.

8.081 Million Citizens in Israel on Rosh HaShana Eve

On the eve of Rosh Hashana 5774, the population of the State of Israel stands at 8.081 million people.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized Again

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Chief Sephardic Rabbi and the spiritual leader of the Shas Sephardi party, is in the Intensive Care Unit of Hadassah...

Jewish Institutions Awarded $9 million in Federal Security Grants

Approximately 90 percent of the $10 million in funding for non-profit organizations announced by the Department of Homeland Security to help nonprofit organizations protect...

Facebook Neglects ‘Community Standards’ for Anti-Semitic Page

Facebook “does not permit hate speech, but distinguishes between serious and humorous speech.” If so, Holocaust denial and praise for Hitler apparently can now be called harmless humor.

Family Sues after Haredim Call them ‘Shiksas’

Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?

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